Cavs Host Michigan Tech and Northern Michigan in Pair of GLIAC Matches

Cavs Host Michigan Tech and Northern Michigan in Pair of GLIAC Matches

Walsh (0-12, 0-7) plays host to Michigan Tech and Northern Michigan in a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matches. The Cavs host Michigan Tech on Friday at 7 p.m., and Northern Michigan on Saturday at 4 p.m.

Despite playing much better in the last four matches at home, the Cavs are still searching for their first win. On Tuesday, they lost to G-MAC foe Alderson Broaddus University in five sets after falling behind 2-0. Liza Pflugradt had her best night as a Cavalier with 17 kills. Kelsey Snider continued her consistent play with 13 kills and 21 digs. Gina Kramer and Kelly Miller each had eight kills and Kaitlin Bronikowski had 33 digs. She is fourth in the GLIAC with 214 digs on the season.

Michigan Tech comes in at 5-7 overall, but is 4-3 in the GLIAC North. They have lost two of their last three matches. Aubrey Ficek leads the Huskies in kills averaging 2.29 per set. Jacqueline Aird is averaging 4.33 digs and Rachel Pohlod 9.23 assists. Walsh leads the all-time series 2-1.

Northern Michigan is 6-6 overall, but in second place in the North Division with a 6-1 record. The Wildcats have won four of their last five matches, but lost their first GLIAC match 3-1 last Saturday to the University of Findlay. Lisa Studnicka is first in the GLIAC in kills per set at 3.50 and second in total kills with 147. Alex Berger leads the league with 5.54 digs per set and is second with 255 digs. The all-time series is tied 1-1.